Jane J. L. Hao
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Publications 3
#1Vivian W. Y Tam (SZU: Shenzhen University)H-Index: 45
#2Jane J. L. Hao (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)H-Index: 2
ABSTRACTAn adaptive reuse is distinct from other projects as it redevelops existing buildings. It is often described as a process by which structurally-sound-old-buildings are developed as economically viable. Our society is very dynamic and goes through a lot of changes to keep up the built environment changing requirements. This results in a high amount of existing old and abandoned buildings which represent a substantial resource in Toronto's city. Adaptive reuse is a variety of repairing or ...
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#1Vivian W. Y TamH-Index: 45
#2Jane J. L. HaoH-Index: 2
Waste management is a major area of concern for construction industries around the world. As the general public becomes more environmentally aware, waste management policies need to be evaluated with a view to making them more effective. With the number of environmental friendly construction projects on the increase, this study examines the attitude towards recycling on construction projects in contextual and applicational issues within Toronto, Canada. A number of theoretical factors causing wa...
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#1Vivian W. Y Tam (University of Western Sydney)H-Index: 45
#2Jane J. L. Hao (RyeU: Ryerson University)H-Index: 2
Construction waste has become a major source of solid waste in Hong Kong. Thousands of tons of solid waste is produced every year from construction and demolition activities. Increasing generation of this waste has caused significant impacts on the environment and aroused public concerns. Therefore, minimization of construction waste has become a pressing issue. This paper aims to (i) reveal the status of construction waste, (ii) investigate the effectiveness of prefabrication in terms of waste ...
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